Top News Pictures: Japan Ends Cruise Ship Quarantine, E-commerce Soars in Wake of Coronavirus, More

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Women wearing a respiratory mask walks across Piazza del Duomo in central Milan, Feb. 23, 2020. Tens of thousands of Italians prepared for a weeks-long quarantine in the country’s north as 219 people tested positive for coronavirus, making Italy the site of the highest number of cases outside Asia.
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Carnival revellers crowd at the roadside and watch a float depicting the “carnival virus” making a fool of the coronavirus during the Rose Monday carnival street parade in Duesseldorf, Germany, Feb. 24, 2020.
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President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, tour the Taj Mahal, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Agra, India. This is the first official visit to India for the Trumps. See more photos here.
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Members of the press surrounds an unidentified passenger after he disembarked from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, Feb. 19, 2020, in Yokohama, Japan. Passengers that tested negative for COVID-19 were allowed to disembark Wednesday after a 14-day quarantine.
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Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com delivery workers prepare for the morning round of deliveries from a distribution center in Beijing, China, Feb. 18, 2020. JD and rivals including Pinduoduo, Miss Fresh and Alibaba Group’s Hema are scrambling to fill a boom in orders while protecting employees. E-commerce is one of the few industries to thrive after anti-virus controls starting in late January closed factories, restaurants, cinemas, offices and shops nationwide and extinguished auto and real estate sales.
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Rescue aid Ryan Newman after he was involved in a wreck on the last lap of the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Newman had been in the lead for the last lap when another car’s bumper caught his and flipped him.
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Ryan Newman goes airborne after crashing with Corey LaJoie during the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. A statement from NASCAR said Newman’s injuries, although serious, was not life threatening.
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A rainbow appears over flooded fields in the Wye Valley, near the hamlet of Wellesley, following Storm Dennis on Feb. 17, 2020, in Hereford, England. Three people died from Dennis’ onslaught, including a woman who was swept away by floodwaters in the United Kingdom. A rainbow appears over flooded fields in the Wye Valley, near the hamlet of Wellesley, following Storm Dennis on Feb. 17, 2020, in Hereford, England. Three people died from Dennis’ onslaught, including a woman who was swept away by floodwaters in the United Kingdom.
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A Demonstrator dressed in a mask as depicts US President Donald Trump gave a pose during a President’s Day protest against U.S. President Trump, and his immigration policy at Union Square in New York, United States on February 18, 2019.
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Buses with US passengers on board arrive at the Haneda Airport, in Tokyo on February 17, 2020 after disembarking in Yokohama from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, where people are quarantined onboard due to fears of the new COVID-19 coronavirus.
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US passenger wave to reporters as they leave the Daikaku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama port, next to the Diamond Princess cruise ship, with people quarantined onboard due to fears of the new COVID-19 coronavirus, at on February 17, 2020.
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Movie producer Harvey Weinstein arrives for his sexual assault trial at New York Criminal Court on Feb. 13, 2020, in New York City. The weeks-long trial against Weinstein nears its end as prosecutors ready to give their closing argument on Friday.
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Maureen Klein, right, hugs her son Ricky Davis, center, after he was released from custody at the El Dorado County Jail in Placerville, California, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Davis spent about 15 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his housemate, a newspaper columnist, in 2004. The conviction was thrown out after new evidence was found implicating another person.
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An Army carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Spc. Branden Tyme Kimball, early Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. According to the Department of Defense, Kimball, 21, of Central Point, Oregon, died at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident.
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Kai Lenny from Hawaii rides a wave during the Nazare Tow Surfing Challenge at Praia do Norte or North Beach in Nazare, Portugal, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., with his wife Jane O’Meara Sanders, arrives to speak to supporters at a primary night election rally in Manchester, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.
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Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, center, his husband Chasten Buttigieg, right, and his mother Anne Montgomery, stand on stage together as supporters cheer at a primary night election rally at Nashua Community College, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Nashua, N.H.
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks at her election night party, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Concord, N.H.
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President Donald Trump watches as a U.S. Army carry team salutes the transfer case’s containing the remains of Sgt. 1st Class Javier Gutierrez, of San Antonio, Texasa and Sgt. 1st Class Antonio Rodriguez, of Las Cruces, N.M., Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense both died Saturday, Feb. 8, during combat in Afghanistan.
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Assumption kindergarten’s children offer flowers at the scene of a deadly mass shooting outside the Terminal 21 shopping mall in Korat, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. A soldier carried out the country’s worst mass shooting in an hourslong siege at the shopping mall.
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Thai forensic teams monitor bullet holes in the front of the mall following a mass shooting at the Terminal 21 Mall on Feb. 10, 2020, in Korat, Thailand. Thai Sgt. Maj. Jakrapanth Thomma killed his commanding officer and another soldier before stealing weapons at a military camp and heading to the Terminal 21 shopping centre in Korat, near Bangkok. He then killed 27 people and wounded at least 58 others in a 16-hour shooting rampage, before he was shot and killed by Thai security forces.
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Journalists work near the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship sitting at the Yokohama Port Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, Yokohama, Japan. The operator of the ship said Monday that an additional 66 cases were found aboard, ramping up the total number of cases on the Diamond Princess to 136 as of Monday morning.
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President Donald Trump holds up a newspaper with a headline that reads “Trump Acquitted” as he speaks in the East Room of the White House, Feb. 6, 2020, in Washington. Trump celebrated the day after the Senate voted to acquit him, praising Republican senators who voted to acquit him and calling Democratic senators “vicious and mean.”
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Turkish soldiers stand guard after a Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 airplane skidded off the runway upon landing at the Sabiha Gokcen airport, in Istanbul, on February 6, 2020, killing three people and injuring 179.
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A tourist from Florida pays his respect to actor Kirk Douglas’ star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Douglas died at 103.
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A firefighter stands by the wreckage of the locomotive of a high-speed train after it crashed into another train on adjacent tracks, left, in the countryside near the town of Lodi, northern Italy, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. The crash killed two railway workers and injured 27 people.
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A woman wearing face mask walks past empty shelves at a supermarket in Hong Kong, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, as the Corona virus outbreak continues.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., tears her copy of President Donald Trump’s s State of the Union address after he delivered it to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Trump’s State of the Union address was a night steeped in tense partisanship, after he appears to snub Pelosi’s handshake and she rips up his speech.
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President Donald Trump hands copies of his speech to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Mike Pence as he delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Trump’s State of the Union address was a night steeped in tense partisanship, after he appears to snub Pelosi’s handshake. Pelosi had ripped his speech in half at the end of the night.
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Democratic members of Congress listen to the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 4, 2020, in Washington, D.C. President Trump delivered his third State of the Union to the nation the night before the Senate is set to vote in his impeachment trial.
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Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh reacts as First Lady Melania Trump presents him the Presidential Medal of Freedom during the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 4, 2020, in Washington, D.C.
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An employee puts up a closing notice on the gate of the main entrance of Casino Lisboa after it closed on Feb. 5, 2020, in Macau, China. Macau’s government announced its decision to close casinos for two weeks after a hotel worker was infected with the coronavirus. Macau has 10 confirmed cases of the sickness, with over 20,000 confirmed cases around the world. The virus has killed more than 400 people so far.
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